Home

Collection RC0428 - Loyal Orange Association of British America, Orange Associations collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Loyal Orange Association of British America, Orange Associations collection

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Collection

Reference code

RC0428

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1853-1970 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

1.2 m of textual records.

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Loyal Orange Association of British America (1830-)

Administrative history

The Loyal Orange Association of British America was founded in January 1830 by Colonel Ogle G. Gowan who became its first Grand Master. The Association takes its name from William, Prince of Orange, who was crowned William III of Great Britain in 1689. In Canada, the Orange Association dedicated itself to the promotion of British Protestantism. Orangemen played an active part in local political affairs, church activities, and public education until well into the twentieth century.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The collection consists of over four hundred charters for disbanded lodges in Canada and the records for the Grand Orange Lodge of Ontario West, consisting of Bothwell and Moraviantown. The collection is supplemented by pamphlets published by the Loyal Orange Association of British America as well as by Orange Associations in Britain, Ireland, and other countries in the former British Empire. The collection also contains minute books, cash books and correspondence.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Some of the pamphlets, particularly those from Ireland, were purchased from Kennys Bookshops, Galway, Ireland, possibly in late 1971. The charters were donated by the Grand Orange Lodge of Canada in November 1977. The records of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ontario West were purchased from Gord Russell in December 1990. This purchase included additional pamphlets.

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

There are no access restrictions.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Researchers may also wish to consult the pamphlet collection which contains Loyal Orange Association pamphlets.

Related materials

Accruals

No further accruals are expected.

Other notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Control area

Description record identifier

RC0428

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places